The Surroundings

Things to see & do

Corbridge

Only 1 mile from Corbridge and 2 miles to Hexham. Corbridge is a beautiful, historic Roman town with 6 pubs and several restaurants and tea shops, and many quaint shops. Highlights include the Grants Artisan Bakery- worth a visit for hot croissants and freshly baked bread for breakfast. The Angel ‘Gastro-Pub’ drawing tourists and locals for their delicious food and real ale.

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Corbridge Roman Site

Part of Hadrian’s Roman fortifications from 2000 years ago. Very well preserved ruins and fascinating, recently updated and extended museum. Home to the Corbridge Hoard.

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Farm Shops

Brocksbushes; 3.5 miles Farm shop and tea room. Pick your own fruit and vegetables in season.
Vallum; 6 miles Restaurant, tea room and farm shop. Football-golf and other activities.
Wheelbirks Parlour; 7 miles Bright, modern cafe producing ice cream from their own herd of Jersey cows, plus coffee and snacks.
North Acomb Farm Shop; 6 miles Shop on working farm specialising in meat.

Hexham

Identified as one of the most picturesque towns in Northumberland, Hexham has everything you need from high-end shopping centres and restaurants, to breathtaking countryside scenery and tourist hotspots.

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Hadrian's Wall

Spanning almost 80 miles from coast-to-coast, built by 15,000 soldiers and taken just under 6 years to construct, Hadrian’s Wall is still considered one of the great attractions of the UK not only for it’s engineering but it’s jaw-dropping landscape and history.

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Alnwick

See everything that Alnwick has to offer. Visit central attractions like Alnwick Castle and explore the extraordinary countryside with scenic drives and walks.

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Kielder

With easy access to the biggest man-made lake in Northern Europe, Hadrian’s Wall and Northumberland National Park, Kielder is the perfect location for adventurous explorers.

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Beamish Museum

The world famous Beamish open air museum is fun for all the family. Experience life in the 19th and 20th century first hand with loads of activities ranging from driving trams and steam engines to ploughing and traditional baking.

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Bamburgh

From the great history and vast collection of artefacts, furniture and art in Bamburgh Castle to the breath-taking coastline scenery, it’s easy to see why Bamburgh is one of the most popular attractions that the North-East has to offer.

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Durham Cathedral

One of the great buildings in Europe, Durham Cathedral displays incredible Anglo-Saxon treasures, church services, events and a tremendous amount of learning opportunities for all ages. Durham Cathedral is a must-see for anyone in the North-East!

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Gateshead Metro Centre

There’s fun for all here at intu Metrocentre! With over 50 places to eat, 300 shops and the only Odeon IMAX cinema in the region,  you can guarantee at a great day at intu Metrocentre.

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Newcastle Quayside

There’s no questioning that Newcastle has plenty of gorgeous sites to see. But none don’t quite compare to the quayside. Get a closer look at the Millenium Eye, Tyne Bridge, The Sage and why not take a stop at one of the many bars and restaurants the Quayside has to offer?

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Newcastle Eldon Square Shopping

Deep in the heart of the city centre with cool bars, cafés and restaurants, top shopping brands and plenty of entertaining events, intu Eldon Square is the place to be for a fun day out.

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Newcastle Airport

Get to your desired destination with ease at Newcastle International Airport. With over 80 direct destinations and many more worldwide through its extensive hub network, the sky’s the limit for your trips abroad through Newcastle Airport.

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